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Surveillance image of a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery at a Pennsylvania Avenue building in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 59-Year-Old Woman Robbed In Brooklyn Elevator

The incident occurred last Friday around 4 p.m. at a building on Pennsylvania Avenue.

05/07/2013

Schania Burgess, 8, has not been outside since Sandy hit because her building's elevators are still not working. (credit: CBS 2)

Wheelchair-Bound Girl Remains Trapped In Apartment 4 Months After Sandy Hit

Her mother said the elevators in their high-rise building on Surf Avenue and 24th Street have been out of order for months, leaving the 8-year-old a virtual prisoner in their third floor apartment.

02/28/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Catch Man Trying To Rape 74-Year-Old Woman In East Harlem Housing Project

A man was caught by police trying to rape a 74-year-old woman Tuesday in the James Weldon Johnson Houses public housing development in East Harlem.

02/26/2013

Jason Commisso (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Arrested In Violent East Harlem Elevator Attacks On Asians

Jason Commisso was asleep on a bus en route to Texas when he was picked up by a team of NYPD and New Jersey State Troopers on the New Jersey Turnpike near Morristown, N.J., Browne said.

01/29/2013

Jason Commisso (credit: NYPD)

Police ID Suspect Wanted In Violent East Harlem Elevator Attacks On Asians

Investigators believe Jason Commisso, 34, has been responsible for eight attacks of people of Asian descent in the neighborhood since Jan. 17, police said. The latest incident happened Saturday around 10:30 a.m. at a building on East 97 Street.

01/28/2013

Hazel the dog (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA: New Home For Dog Seen In Harlem Elevator Beating Video

Back on Aug. 26, a man was seen hitting and kicking Hazel multiple times inside an elevator at the Wagner Houses on East 120th Street, police said.

01/21/2013

Upper West Side Rape Suspect

Police Seek Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Woman In Upper West Side Elevator

The NYPD wants help from the public in finding a suspect who assaulted a woman on the Upper West Side.

12/12/2012

Mount Vernon Elevator Rescue

Boy Recovering After Falling Down Elevator Shaft In Mount Vernon

A 12-year-old boy was recovering Monday, after falling into an elevator shaft several floors up in a Mount Vernon building over the weekend.

12/10/2012

Police say this man mugged a woman in a Queens elevator on Dec. 4, 2012. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Hunts Man Who Mugged Queens Woman In An Elevator

The victim, 58, was threatened and pushed, police said. The mugger allegedly acted as though he had a gun.

12/07/2012

(credit: NYPD)

Alleged Attack Of Young Girl In Queens Draws The Ire Of The Community

Residents are helping to look for the suspect, who police described as an Asian man between 45 and 55 years old. He was last seen wearing tan shorts and a green shirt with blue stripes.

08/10/2012

Firefighters remove the vehicle that plunged down an elevator shaft at 355 East 76 Street in Manhattan on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

SUV Plunges Down Elevator Shaft In UES Parking Garage

A parking attendant at the garage drove the 4,500-pound Lexus SUV into a vehicle elevator on the fifth floor, but the elevator’s car wasn’t there.That’s when he and the car fell five stories to the ground floor.

07/17/2012

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NYC City Council To Discuss Elevator Safety Bills In Wake Of Recent Accidents

The City Council is holding an oversight hearing Monday afternoon to examine elevator safety and hear testimony from Department of Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri.

04/16/2012

Elevator in New York City (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

NYC Elevator Repairmen Don’t Need A License; Quinn Calls It ‘Crazy’

There have been several deadly mishaps involving elevators in New York City of late and you might be surprised to learn that elevator repairmen in the city do not need a license.

04/03/2012

Kenneth Lacen resting at home after being released for the hospital. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

17-Year-Old Bronx Boy Survives Six-Story Elevator Plunge

The accident happened around 9 p.m. Thursday in a building on Woodycrest Avenue in the Highbridge section of the borough.

03/30/2012

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Firefighters Rescue Woman Trapped In NJ Transit Elevator

The woman, whose name was not released, became trapped Sunday at the 9th Street-Congress Street station on the border of Jersey City and Hoboken.

03/25/2012

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